2013 ILS Convention Update

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The 2013 Convention in Madison, Wisconsin was a huge success. Fabulous food, lectures, camaraderie, and best of all, a spectacular lilac display. Stay tuned for more photos and articles. Thanks to everyone from all 9 countries who attended the convention, and the staff at Nancy Botanic Garden who made this first European convention a memorable achievement.

Deb & Brent McCown
ILS Convention Chair

Results of 2013 ILS “Lilac Popularity Poll”

During the 2013 ILS convention, a poll was taken to determine participants' favorite lilacs. The top five 2013 results are:
  1. Syringa vulgaris 'Sweetheart'
  2. Syringa vulgaris 'Krasavitsa Moskvy' (Beauty of Moscow)
  3. Three-way tie for 3rd place
  4. Syringa vulgaris 'Congo'
  5. 'Syringa meyeri 'Palibin'
  6. Syringa x hyachinthiflora 'Maiden's Blush'